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    OC Transpo's best bus is a NovaBus Classic.

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    In order:
    1. OC Transpo
    2. STO

    Favourite OC bus models:
    1.GM/MCI/NovaBus Classics (prefer NovaBus though.)
    2. 1989/1992 D40s (Greatly prefer the 1992s due to the black window frames and the A/C housing.)
    3. 1991-1992 Orion Vs (I seem to be a lot more into these as of recently)
    4. 76xx-82xx Fishbowls
    5. 1998 Orion Vs

    Favourite low floor models:
    1. ISL D60LFs
    2. Inveroes
    3. D60LFRs
    4. Double deckers
    5. Hybrid VIIs (something had to come in last, plus would have been better as a diesel bus.)

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  1. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    OC Bus Spottings

    I just realized I put in the wrong direction. It was on 101 Bayshore after all. The 101 St. Laurent would have went the other direction. I still haven't seen one on that route at that time though.
  2. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    OC Bus Spottings

    6657 travelling out of service on its way to Caldwell/Medford to start a 14 St. Laurent trip at 18:13.
  3. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    Today's Sightings

    That's not a breakdown. The bus looks like it's simply idling for its next trip. If it was a breakdown, all the lights would be off including the blue lights beside the destination sign.
  4. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    OC Bus Spottings

    5071 was on 85 Bayshore on Carling/Cambridge at 15:06 and was laying up. I never see 40 foot buses doing this trip as lots of students use this trip to get their next bus. 6592 was on 14 St-Laurent turning onto Parkdale at 3:14. I usually see lots of 40 foot buses on this route at this time. 8053 was on 101 Bayshore at Carling/Parkdale at 15:15. I usually see Inveros on this route, rarely any DDs.
  5. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    What models of buses have you rode on?

    Here's my list for OC Transpo: 1989-1993 Classic 1998 Orion V S50 D60LF 1999 Orion VI Invero 2012 Alexander Dennis E500 2015 Alexander Dennis E500 2010 D60LFR 2008-2010 Orion VII NG hybrid 2008 and 2009 D60LF 2018 fourth gen NovaBus LFS
  6. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    OC Bus Spottings

    6624 was on 85 Lees this morning and was turning onto Preston at 8:30 this morning.
  7. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    2019 Nova LFS Order

    It's not a duplicate. This thread was originally used to discuss what OC would get for 40' buses in the future. It's only recently that it turned into a Nova thread. Keeping it separate will suffice.
  8. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    OC Bus Spottings

    6681 was on 6 Greenboro at around 19:40 on Bank near Cash Money. 5009 was laying up at Caldwell/Medford waiting to go on a 14 St. Laurent trip at 19:10.
  9. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    OC Transpo 2019 40' bus order

    So that explains why the priority seats looked slightly different... Thanks for the info.
  10. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    OC Bus Spottings

    6603 on 85 Lees passing by Carlingwood mall at 15:07. 6382 on 87 Greenboro (same location) at 15:20.
  11. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    Stalker Buses

    I've seen OC Transpo LFS 4608 three days in a row. Haven't seen it today though.
  12. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    OC Bus Spottings

    4503 was on 56 Hurdman and was at Carling/Sherwood at 08:23.
  13. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    Video Games!

    The original PS3s were notorious for overheating and dying after a few years, especially the PS2 compatible ones. They shoved so much crap into one design that the system couldn't be cooled down effectively. They literally have a PS2 built into them (both PS2 CPU and GPU combined onto one chip), as well as four USB ports, Compact Flash slot, SD card slot, native PSP memory card port, as well as Super Audio CD support. They took every one of these out with the introduction of the slim models. They also had processors that produce a lot of heat. I was playing mine the other day and had to turn it off because it was a hot day and the PS3 was just adding to the heat in the room. My cousin had the same exact model as mine and it died back in 2011 or 2012.
  14. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    OC Bus Spottings

    I was on 4419 running on 101 St. Laurent this morning and the bus has a driver's shield. 6371 was on 103 Place D' Orleans passing by Carling and Sherwood at 15:10. 6383 was also on 14 Carlington at 08:08 at Summerville/Merivale, then was on 14 St. Laurent turning onto Parkdale from Carling at 08:20 (saw while riding 4419).
  15. OC Transpo/STO Fan

    GOA transit news, info etc

    4419 also has one.